Medical Definition of Dendritic spine

1. Wine glass or mushroom shaped protrusions from dendrites that represent the principal site of termination of excitatory afferent neurons on interneurons, especially in the cortical regions. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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